The Colored Museum

The Colored Museum has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be Black in contemporary America. Its eleven “exhibits” undermine Black stereotypes old and new and return to the facts of what being Black means.

Roles
2M, 3W, 1 Girl
Musicians
10
Acts
1

Creators

George C. Wolfe

George C. Wolfe

Creator Playwright and artistic director George C. Wolfe was born on September 23, 1954 in Frankfort, Kentucky. Wolfe attended the Rosenwald Laboratory School, where he discovered an interest in staging and directing. As a teenager, Wolfe...

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Reviews

"Mr. Wolfe is the kind of satirist, almost unheard of in today's timid theater, who takes no prisoners"

The New Yorker


"Brings forth a bold new voice that is bound to shake up blacks and whites with separate-but-equal impartiality. True satire."

NewsweekTimes


Instrumentation

10 Musicians

Keyboard 1/Conductor
Bass
Drums
Guitar
Percussion
Synthesizer
Tenor Sax
Tenor Sax 2
Trombone
Trumpet

Casting

Miss Pat

Aunt Ethel

Girl

Guy

Junie Robinson

Miss Roj

Waiter

The Woman

Janine

Lawanda

Narrator

Mama

Walter-Lee-Beau-Willie-Jones

Lady in Plaid

Medea Jones

The Man

The Kid

LaLa Lamazing Grace

Admonia

Flo'rance

The Little Girl

Normal Jean Reynolds

Topsy Washington

Cast Vocal Ranges

Production Materials

Included in your license are the following cast and crew scripts. These materials will be shipped upon receipt of payment if your license request is approved.

5 Cast Script/Vocal Books

A combination of the show’s full script and the full vocal book. All dialogue within each song is printed in the score to prevent flipping back and forth during rehearsals. All books are spiral-bound and double-sided.

2 Director’s Scripts

A single-sided, spiral-bound script designed with plenty of space for the director to take notes and add blocking during the rehearsal process.

1 Stage Manager’s Script

A single-sided, three-hole punched script that can be inserted into your three-ring binder.

2 Piano/Conductor Scores

A keyboard score that is a key part of the show’s actual orchestration. This score contains both vocal parts and a cue staff, which guides the conductor through the full orchestration by informing them when instruments enter the song, as well as providing specific part lines when necessary.

Orchestrations

Keyboard 1/Conductor, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Percussion, Synthesizer, Tenor Sax, Tenor Sax 2, Trombone, Trumpet

Promotional Resources

The Colored Museum Logo Pack

Official Logo Pack

Included with license

Includes color and black and white high-resolution logo files in JPG, PNG, and EPS formats.

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The Colored Museum Official Show Artwork

Official Show Artwork

$175

Creating artwork for your performance has never been easier – customize online in minutes, download a print-ready PDF, order printed posters, access layered files.

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The Colored Museum Promotion Kit & Social Media Guide

Social Media Marketing Kit

$250

Includes everything you need to plan and implement the promotion of your show – 50+ graphics for social media, original show specific content, social media guide, promotion calendar and press release template.

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The Colored Museum Cast & Crew T-Shirts

Cast & Crew T-Shirts

As low as $14 each

Broadway Licensing has partnered with Subplot Studio to offer premium-quality Cast & Crew T-Shirts! You can add your theatre name, show dates and even your cast & crew names on the back.

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Production Resources

Additional Books

Additional books (Cast Script/Vocal, Piano/Conductor, etc.) are available.

$25 each

Full Conductor Score

An ideal solution for those who choose to conduct their show from the podium, as opposed to the piano. Each detailed instrument staff is always right in front of you--giving you the most comprehensive layout for full control of your orchestra.

$125/Print, $100/Digital, $175/both

Digital Orchestration Parts

Prefer playing or rehearsing from your tablet? All of our orchestration scores (including PC and PV) are available in digital copies.

PC or PV $50
Orchestration Parts $25/per book

TurnKey Transpositions

Broadway stars change the keys of songs all the time...so why not you? Optimize your actors' performances by ordering our TurnKey Transposition. Get the perfect key for the perfect actor! All digital delivery, usually within 24 hours.

$50 per song for PV or PC
$150 per song for all orchestral parts (including PC/PV)